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Doctor insights on: Calcium Deposit On Wrist Bone

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20 y.o Lately wrist bones make cracking sounds all the time. Eats lot's of things high in calcium. What can she do? Will collagen suplements help?

20 y.o Lately wrist bones make cracking sounds all the time. Eats lot's of things high in calcium. What can she do? Will collagen suplements help?

Sound doesn't matter: Joints will often make popping or cracking sounds. This doesn't indicate any danger or negative. The things to watch for is pain or swelling. If these happen then you should see a doctor.
No studies have found a need for supplementation, especially in healthy young adults. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Is it ok if I take 500iu of vitamin d and 600 calcium cabonate? Because after a week I have taken it my bone and wrist was very hurt like fracture.

Is it ok if I take 500iu of vitamin d and 600 calcium cabonate? Because after a week I have taken it my bone and wrist was very hurt like fracture.

JumpingToConclusions: Compared to the fantastic complexity of the vehicle (body) we are driving, 2 molecules, cholecalciferol ; calcium carbonate, are definitely not in charge but only a tool (vitamin) ; building block which our bodies can/may use over time with whatever outcomes. Primary body control is within, not from just a few molecules from without, even after ingested. ...Read more

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Bone pain (hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder). Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Bone pain (hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder). Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Rheumatologist: I recommend you see a rheumatologist for evaluation of tour joint complaints. A rheumatologist will review your history and perform a physical exam. Most likely, further testing would be done to help come up with a diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis is established, appropriate treatment would be initiated. ...Read more

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Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Wrist: Sounds like tfcc, or triangular fibrocartilage complex tear. Consider initial splint/rest/nsaids, etc. Conservative treatment first, before considering arthroscopic removal, debridement, or repair. ...Read more

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Low vit d have a lump on wrist bone?

Low vit d have a lump on wrist bone?

Not related: Probably not related. Although we have minimal data, the lump on wrist is likely a ganglion cyst or an old traumatic injury. Low vit d should respond to oral vit d 800 iu/day for a few month or 50.000 units a week for 6 weeks followed by maintenance of 800/day. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for a wrist bone to heal?

How much time does it take for a wrist bone to heal?

Depends on the bone: Average time is 6-8 weeks except scaphoid fracture which can take 6-20 weeks ...Read more

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One wrist bone significantly bigger than the other, slight pain? Is this normal/if not what could it be?

One wrist bone significantly bigger than the other, slight pain? Is this normal/if not what could it be?

Asymmetric wrists: Turns out we're not exactly symmetric. However, asymmetry shouldn't hurt. Perhaps you broke it, causing pain and swelling; callus formation is part of healing process. Go see your FamilyDoc who can order xrays, etc. ...Read more

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My tendon is popped over my wrist bone and causing pain and numbness. Is this something serious?

It can be: Sometimes the prominence of the tendon over the wrist is normal and is not dangerous. Other times if the tendon is snapping over the bone especially after an injury on someone with arthritis this can lead to tendon problems. Evaluation by hand surgeon will help make a diagnosis and determine the treatment. ...Read more

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Wrist has been swollen for 3 days. Pain on day 1 starting @ pinky & going down wrist. @ times it feels like a knife running down my wrist bone.

Wrist has been swollen for 3 days. Pain on day 1 starting @ pinky & going down wrist. @ times it feels like a knife running down my wrist bone.

Wrist swelling: Wrist swelling in absence of acute injury is consistent with arthritis. The little finger involvement is unusual but the nerve could be impinged or one of its joints could also be inflamed. Apply cold applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should reduce swelling and inflammation. If symptoms persist see your MD who will order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Name of bones in wrist bone under middle figer at end of thum in wrist sticking out could it be broke and what is its name can you help me please thank you

Name of bones in wrist bone under middle figer at end of thum in wrist sticking out could it be broke and what is its name can you help me please thank you

"Could: "could it be broke". Did you fall or otherwise have a high-energy injury? If not then, no it cannot be broken.

If it feels broken, that is probably a misinterpretation of the pain. Pain always triggers and sets off our "safety system", making us feels protective and causing us to prepare for the worst ("it feels broken").

It's interesting that you want a name. Humans crave control and I assume you feel that if you could name the painful bone that you could feel a soothing sense of control.

I suggest that a visit to a hand surgeon is in order. He or she will likely tell you several things you are not expecting to hear. Even though most or all of them will be good news, just the fact that they are unexpected or counter-intuitive can make them a little unwelcome, so prepare yourself. Be ready for the "safety system" to have called "fire" when there is just smoke. Be prepared for something you find convincing ("it's broke") to be incorrect. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen wrist bone and hives?

What can cause swollen wrist bone and hives?

Urticaria and Edema: Known as urticaria (hives) and angioedema. Many things can cause but it really is best to see an allergist to have them obtain a detailed history, consider labs and/or testing, and prescribe appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Swollen wrist bone and hives. How can I get this treated?

Swollen wrist bone and hives. How can I get this treated?

See a doctor: See a doctor for an evalaution whether they are related or separate symptoms. ...Read more

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Left ball-like wrist bone (ulna bone?) got "bigger" than the one in the right wrist. Nothing moves, no pain, it seems just bone. Possible causes?

Left ball-like wrist bone (ulna bone?) got "bigger" than the one in the right wrist. Nothing moves, no pain, it seems just bone. Possible causes?

Doctor can evaluate: If the end of the bone looks and feels bigger, without any pain or other symptoms, nor a history of trauma, then a primary care doctor can evaluate and check for a joint problem. He may consider doing an x-ray to see if there is a bone cyst or bone tumor there. ...Read more

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I split my wrist bone vertically down the middle like fire wood. It's about a 4" long and black blue and swollen like a boxing glove. Do I need ER?

I split my wrist bone vertically down the middle like fire wood. It's about a 4" long and black blue and swollen like a boxing glove. Do I need ER?

Yes go to Emergency: It sounds like you may have a bone fracture or at least need stitches for the wound. I suggest that you go to an urgent care or emergency department as soon as possible. You will also need to make sure your tetanus immunization is up to date. ...Read more

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Hello, is this a dislocated wrist? My wrist bone sticks out further than my other wrist bone and there is lots of pain when I put pressure on & move.

Not likely: A dislocated wrist would take a pretty substantial injury, and would cause horrific pain. You would know if you dislocated your wrist! It is not a subtle condition. ...Read more

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I have a tender point just below my wrist bone on my forearm bone. Could I have fractured or broken something?

I have a tender point just below my wrist bone on my forearm bone. Could I have fractured or broken something?

You may have.: If there was trauma to the area, if it's been hurting for more than a week, or if it's affecting your activities of daily living, it's time to see a doctor and get an x-ray to rule out a fracture. ...Read more

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Woke up to my right arm and wrist bone feeling like its stinging and in pain what could this be?

Woke up to my right arm and wrist bone feeling like its stinging and in pain what could this be?

Nerve irritation: You may have slept in an awkward position and irritated a nerve. Try stretching and tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. If no improvement schedule an eval with your physician. ...Read more

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I have a soft swollen area above my right wrist bone the size of a grape. ..no real pain...soft and sguishy to the touch?

Adipose tissue: It is probably a fat of dermoid cyst which are harmless. It it gets bigger or start interfering with wrist movements, you can get it removed for s minor procedure. Otherwise leave it alone and let your PMD check it on your next physical for any additional thoughts. ...Read more

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Why is my wrist bone abnormally huge the one aligned with my pinkie on my left hand?

Why is my wrist bone abnormally huge the one aligned with my pinkie on my left hand?

Ulnar styloid: Is the name of the prominence of this part of the ulnar bone. In slim people it can be quite prominent, however it could also be prominent because it has become injured if you have recently had trauma and if this is the case needs urgent X-ray to exclude fracture. Best here to get a doctor licensed in your area to examine your wrist and then they can determine if normal appearance or not ...Read more

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Sharp knife like pain shoots from tip of thumb up the bone to just above wrist bone. Stops me dead in whatever I'm doing. Any Ideas?

Hand pain: You may have tendonitis, or inflammation of the tendons of the thumb. Perhaps you have a nerve inflammation of the thumb as well. If it hasn't resolved with NSAIDS for 5-7 days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I fell going up the stairs 2 days ago. It swell, bruised, and my wrist bone popped out. The swelling has gone away. What does this mean?

I fell going up the stairs 2 days ago. It swell, bruised, and my wrist bone popped out. The swelling has gone away. What does this mean?

Concern for fracture: Following on an outstretched wrist is the most common mechanism for fracture of the scaphoid bone. If initial swelling has resolved but you are still having pain, x-rays are suggested. It is important not to miss this fracture early. Long-term problems can develop with an occult scaphoid fracture. ...Read more

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Wrist bone contusion plus torn wrist cartilage tfcc. X ray shows my injuried wrist bones too close to each other. What can I do?

Wrist bone contusion plus torn wrist cartilage tfcc. X ray shows my injuried wrist bones too close to each other. What can I do?

Grow cartilage: Most doctors do not believe, but we actually grow new cartilage in every joint in our body, every minute of every day. You need to wear out more slowly, and grow cartilage more quickly. Glucosamine works, but for the wrist needs to be given through skin by cream, or by injection. Oral pills do not work except for knees.
www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com. ...Read more

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I have lump on my left hand just before the wrist bone, it's there for a week w/o any injury or obvious reason. It pains on touch. Is it to worry?

I have lump on my left hand just before the wrist bone, it's there for a week w/o any injury or obvious reason. It pains on touch. Is it to worry?

Ganglion cyst: I suspect ganglion cysts that are benign ones, but without seeing them, it's actually hard to tell, so if you are concerned, please see your doc. ...Read more

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Age 14 son had left wrist bone age xray. Results state his bone age is 17 but do not state that growth plates are closed. Any hope for further growth?

Yes: The major mechanical determinant of height is how long the longest bones in the body, like the femur (thigh) and tibia (leg), become. At the ends of these bones are the growth plates that appear like open spaces on x-rays when growth is ongoing but close when growth is completed. If the growth plate on your son is still open, there is potential for further growth. ...Read more

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I have got fracture in my wrist bone...Even after a mobth my my wrist bone has not perfect aligned with other bone....So what should I do?

I have got fracture in my wrist bone...Even after a mobth my my wrist bone has not perfect aligned with other bone....So what should I do?

Get it checked: Time will not realign a fractured bone. If you have a wrist fracture and it is malaligned, see a hand surgeon or orthopaedic surgeon and a surgical procedure may be necessary to realign it. Some degree of malalignment is tolerable but best to have it checked. ...Read more